March 28, 2012 6:06 PM
HELENA- Jonathan Wayne Cox, accused of stealing an idling pickup truck in Helena two days before Christmas, has changed his plea to guilty.
Cox was charged with felony theft of the vehicle on December 23, 2011.
Cox entered an Alford plea of guilty on Wednesday morning in Helena... more »
January 5, 2012 10:04 PM
BOZEMAN- A Bozeman man who is accused of beating another man with a baseball bat on Christmas morning pleaded not guilty in Gallatin County District Court Thursday.
Wayne Johnson, 45, was reportedly at a Three Forks home for dinner and drinks the night before when he and another man... more »
December 28, 2011 6:32 PM
KALISPELL- Tyler Miller, who is charged with two counts of deliberate homicide in the deaths of his girlfriend and her daughter, accepted responsibility for his actions in front of a packed courtroom.
"On December 25th, 2010 in Flathead County, Montana, did you purposefully or knowingly cause the death of... more »
December 28, 2011 5:56 PM
KALISPELL- Taking a stroll through Kalispell Center Mall seemed like a breath of fresh air after the crazy holiday rush of buying Christmas presents, but it almost seemed a little too relaxed to Hallmark Sales Associate Amanda Mitchell.
"I think last year it seemed maybe a little bit busier... more »
December 27, 2011 8:22 PM
KALISPELL- The man who is charged with killing his girlfriend and her daughter last Christmas may change his plea to guilty on Wednesday in Flathead District Court.
Papers scheduling a Change of Plea hearing in the case against Tyler Miller have been filed in Flathead District Court.
Miller... more »
December 26, 2011 7:56 PM
HELENA- Thousands of men and women are spending the holidays deployed overseas; for the Rose family in Helena, it's their first Christmas apart.
Ryan Rose is deployed overseas in Afghanistan with the Air Force, while her husband Dustin and her two year old son are in Helena.
Dustin... more »
December 23, 2011 9:20 AM
MISSOULA- The Montana this Morning crew unveiled their ugly sweaters Thursday morning.
Max Gilliam of Carlo's One Night Stand said there are three types of ugly sweaters. The cardigan Alex Schwier was sporting, the sweater seen on Phil Buck and then the vest, worn by Justine Judge.
And... more »
December 18, 2011 9:38 PM
MISSOULA- 'Tis the season, and one Missoula family is standing out as the most festive of them all.
"I'm the Griswold of the National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation here in our little subdivision up here on the hill," said Highland Park Drive homeowner, Kirk Easter.
The Easter family house... more »
December 17, 2011 7:58 PM
MISSOULA- Magical elves and Santa Claus brought smiles and tears to veterans across the Missoula and Bitterroot valleys on Saturday.
Helpers with the American Legion and the VFW brought gifts and sang to veterans as a thank you for their service.
Their Christmas songs, thank you's, and hugs... more »
December 16, 2011 4:47 PM
MISSOULA- An injured Missoula soldier who stepped on an Improvised Explosive Device (IED)in Afghanistan this fall will be home for Christmas.
U.S. Army Private First Class Sam Helmer was patrolling on foot in eastern Afghanistan on October 16th when he stepped on an IED.
He suffered extensive injuries... more »
December 15, 2011 8:15 PM
KALISPELL- You only have three more days to take a Christmas tour of the Conrad Mansion in Kalispell, before they close for Christmas.
Special Holiday tours are available at the mansion through Sunday, but then the mansion will close until after the first of January. The Conrad Mansion staff... more »
December 15, 2011 7:41 PM
KALISPELL- Law enforcement are searching a person, or persons who are responsible for stealing Christmas wreaths that were placed on the graves of United States veterans at a Kalispell cemetery.
An estimated 170 wreaths were nabbed from graves at the Glacier Gardens Memorial Cemetery over the weekend.
Flathead... more »
December 12, 2011 11:19 PM
MISSOULA- The lines at the Post Office are getting longer as the number of days until Christmas dwindles.
The Kent Avenue office was bustling early Monday morning with people shipping out Christmas gifts and with the big holiday less than two weeks away, the USPS is encouraging last-minute shippers... more »
December 5, 2011 7:21 PM
WHITEFISH- Meet your friends and neighbors at the annual Whitefish Christmas Stroll on Friday. Shop, sing Christmas carols, take your photo with Santa, and eat great food from local street vendors.
Many stores will also be having sales and offering special activities and, for more fun and frolics, try... more »
December 2, 2011 5:11 PM
MISSOULA--If you have a well decorated Christmas tree, meet your competition. The 13th annual Festival of Trees presents dozens of Christmas trees, all going to a good cause.
The event is a fundraiser for Community Medical Center's Women and Newborn Center. It also helps homeless mothers in the community... more »
November 29, 2011 7:38 PM
MISSOULA- It was a quiet Tuesday morning for Zach Hannum, the owner of Montana Trees Christmas Tree lot in Missoula, but Hannum says he expects business to pick up very soon.
"The first and second weekend in December are our busiest. People start buying trees when they start getting... more »
November 25, 2011 6:57 PM
MISSOULA - The hunt is on for the perfect Christmas tree across western Montana. Friday marked the 31st year that Steve Adams of Adams Ranch and Trees hauled 4,000 Christmas trees onto the Rosauers parking lot in Missoula.
Adams says he had over 20 customers on his opening day... more »
November 18, 2011 5:39 PM
MISSOULA- Santa Claus is coming to town! The jolly old elf will be at the Southgate Mall at 6 p.m. Friday.
Santa's "house" in the mall has received a makeover and has transformed into a "Montana" wonderland.
"It's just go a rustic Montana look to it with the... more »
November 18, 2011 3:36 PM
MISSOULA- Folks can now cut down Christmas trees in the Bitterroot National Forest, as long as they have a permit. Christmas tree permits are on sale for $5 and there's a limit of three trees per family.
There are a few guidelines being offered up for cutting down that... more »
November 4, 2011 7:45 PM
BOZEMAN- Helping kids around the world is the goal of Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan's Purse that provides hope and joy to those in need.
Shoeboxes are filled with things like candy, small toys, school supplies, hygiene items, small articles of clothing and more and delivered around... more »
December 19, 2010 7:20 PM
MISSOULA - It's not unusual to hear festive music around the mall this time of year, but the music in the mall on December 18th was a bit different than usual.
When the clock struck two o'clock on Saturday, hundreds of shoppers broke out in song and shoppers at... more »
December 13, 2010 9:55 AM
KALISPELL - Residents of the Flathead Valley didn't have to worry about going hungry over the weekend as the 495th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion of Montana Army National Guard hosted its 21st annual Christmas at Our House dinner.
Flathead Valley residents were invited to enjoy a free Christmas dinner,... more »
December 8, 2010 1:53 PM
PLAINS - It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Sanders County as for the 17th year, the fairgrounds are glowing with thousands of Christmas lights.
The annual tradition draws people from all over the world and many people in western Montana look forward to driving through the... more »
November 22, 2009 7:30 PM
With Christmas right around the corner, Billings families are helping children around the world, one shoebox at a time. Churches in the Heights and on Billings West end are hoping to gather 3,000 shoeboxes from the community by Monday and as of Sunday, they are halfway to their goal. The... more »